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Hinesville soldier killed in Afghanistan
0718 Sheldon Tate
Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate

A soldier from Hinesville died July 13 in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with rifle, rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire.

Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate, 27, was assigned to the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

The Courier will publish more on this story as information becomes available.

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